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in the british press. now, most disturbingly, sean hoare, one two of the whistle-blowing journalists that brought it to light was found dead in his home. rebecca brooks was arrested this weekend after resigning as ceo of news corp. she is expected to testify tomorrow. this is not her first time appearing before parliament, the clip i'm showing you is from 2003. watch closely. brooks testifying with andy coulson. coulson went on to become david cameron's spokesman and has since resigned and has been arrested in the scandal. >> can i ask, the one element if you ever pay the bliss for information? >> we have paid police for information in the past, and it's been -- >> will you do it in the put? >> it depends on -- >> within the code and within the law, there is a clear public interest and the same holds for private detectives, subterfuge. >> it's illegal for police officers to receive payments. >> no, no, no. i just said within the law. >> this is not only the beginning of the scandal. it's the beginning of the news corporation's attempts at damage control. coulson stepping in to blunt brooks' answe
are at the home of the former "news of the world" showbiz reporter sean hoare. his death is being described as unexplained but not suspicious. nick be robinzon, bbc news, westminster. >> the sun newspaper owned by rupert murdoch's news international has suffered a huge attack by computer hackers. anyone trying to go to the website was turned to another website. posted reports on the company's websites fallsly claiming that rupert murdoch had been found dead. well, earlier we spoke to a professor from the democracy institute. this is likely to be an insightful one. >> i think the surprise that we can in a perverse sense look forward to is that the murdoches i think in a comparative sense be somewhat forth right, somewhat comparatively insightful than we would have expected because their attempts to say as little as possible in recent days and weeks have failed and failed miserablely. they will belatedly see the sense in becoming more forthcoming. they will be more forth right compared to rebecca brooks if she does show up because of the huge legal cloud now directly over her head, it will be
. >> on the british hacking scandal, just a short time ago, police say sean hoare-- that's the reporter who first alleged widespread hacking at the now ended news of nation-- he's been found dead in his home. (laughter). >> jon: do you think he died of natural causes or was it murdoch? (ominous music). (applause) well, i'm sure scotland yard's on this case like cream on a... >> right now police say the death is not considered suspicious. (laughter) >> jon: well, i guess the guys who were bribed don't think there's anything suspicious in the death of the guy who blew the whistle on the company providing the bribes, i'm satisfied. (laughter) of course, the whole business was prelude to today's main event. rupert murdoch and his son james appearing before parliament's committee on culture, media, sport, and vowel-shaped furniture. (laughter) confess before the u-shaped desk of contrition! don't make us bring in the e! (laughter) the whole day of testimony was amazing but perhaps no moment more remarkable than murdoch interrupting his son's opening statement. >> of the "news of the world" newspaper.
to exclusives and others, he was the individual who first accused andy colson. shaen who are -- se-sean hoare mobile phone signals and according to him, they did this in exchange for cash payments so he was filled with all sorts of revelations and accusations of what the news of the world was up to. >> so he's the latest layer to this story you've been covering. rupert murdock tomorrow is in the hot seat. he's been summoned to answer questions and just translate that for me. does that mean he will be sworn in to testify or is he simply asks questions and what kind of questions can they anticipate? >> i don't know whether he's going to be actually made to swear an oath before the select committee of members of the british parliament, but obviously, this is, you know, the british government and british mps, british lawmakers wanting to hold to account, the scrutinize, cross-examination the head of news corps about the activities of his executives, what he knew about his company's activities, what his executives knew. this is a huge scandal that's really rocked the british establishment, in the
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